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Chemical Watch (subscription)
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:15:00 -0700

US scientists have suggested a “probable role” of bisphenol A (BPA) exposure in the increased incidence of breast cancer in industrialised countries, over the last 50 years. The team, led by Ana Soto, of Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, ...
 
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:45:00 -0700

The main purposes of this study are to evaluate if IMP3 plays any role in the process of pelvic serous carcinogenesis by examining its expression in HGSC precursor lesions, to examine the relationship between IMP3 and p53 in those precursor lesions ...

Medical Xpress

Medical Xpress
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:56:15 -0700

High power femto-second laser pulses used for in vivo nonlinear optical imaging can form DNA products, which may lead to carcinogenesis. A modified cancer risk model now shows that the cancer risk is negligible above that due to regular sun exposure.
 
Nature.com
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:19:14 -0700

Carcinogenesis 2001; 22: 965–973. | Article | PubMed | ISI | CAS |; Darby S, Cross SS, Brown NJ, Hamdy FC, Robson CN. BMP-6 over-expression in prostate cancer is associated with increased Id-1 protein and a more invasive phenotype. J Pathol 2008; 214: ...
 
Healio
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:33:45 -0700

“About one-third of women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer experience a relapse after adjuvant treatment with tamoxifen,” Rene Bernards, PhD, head of the division of molecular carcinogenesis at Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam ...
 
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:33:45 -0700

Development and efficacy testing of these agents requires not only extensive in vitro testing but also a set of reliable animal models to accurately recreate the complex situations of radiation-induced carcinogenesis. As radiation-induced leukemic ...
 
Nature.com
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:18:54 -0700

... may be oncogenic by interfering with chromatin remodeling regulation. We screened a cohort of 95 B-cell ALL samples: no somatic ACTB mutations were identified, indicating that ACTB has at most a marginal role in sporadic hematologic carcinogenesis.

Medscape

Medscape
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:18:45 -0700

A possible association between glutathione S-transferase theta 1 gene (GSTT1) polymorphism and the risk of developing prostate cancer is currently hotly debated, but evidence from various epidemiologic studies remains unclear. This investigation was ...
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